Getting into an Australian university is hard enough for many African refugees, completing their degree is even harder.
Australia has settled thousands of African refugees over the years yet fewer than one in ten go on to study in higher education.
There is help available for young refugees who find themselves homeless in Australia, if only they can find it.
Young refugees are at high risk of being homeless in Australia. A five-year study has found re-establishing connections with their communities was the pathway out of homeless for most of them.
Inflexible structures of higher education and competing demands related to settlement often make transition difficult for refugees, despite their desire to work hard.
Without developing a better understanding of the challenges refugee students face, we run the risk of further disadvantaging refugee students in Australia.
Displaced children, like these in the Iraqi town of Qaraqosh, are remarkably resilient but not all thrive in their new countries. Here’s how we can help them.
New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids.
Students in a school run by refugees in Indonesia learn maths, English, art and science.
A school set up by asylum seekers and refugees in the West Java town Cisarua, Indonesia, is a community-led initiative that Australian and Indonesian governments should model and support.
Repeated trauma in childhood appears to change children’s enduring hormonal function and their subsequent brain development.
A bill that would release the 112 children currently in immigration detention in Australia will soon go before the House of Representatives. So what should MPs consider when casting their votes?
How prepared are we to support young Syrian refugees entering our school system?
Under the current system, nobody is accountable for the progress of students learning English in schools – or whether funding is being used appropriately.
Home away from home for too many Syrians.
US State Department
Syrians are the single largest group of displaced people in the world. How to make sure that the plight of these refugees doesn't fuel future conflicts?
A fashion program is one of the many effective alternative pathways to education and work offered by The Social Studio.
Why do young people drop out of school? Many factors influence this critical decision. These include the cost of education (think rising fees, cost of transportation, materials, textbooks and uniforms…